On 15th August Mahendra Singh Dhoni declared retirement from international cricket, and the fans were all emotional.
With a simple message on the social media handle, the young 39-year-old batsman and wicketkeeper, who led the National Team and his IPL franchise to a few victories announced retirement from International Cricket. Dhoni wrote on Instagram “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired”
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Soon after the announcement, Social Media flooded with his name and #DhoniRetires went viral and tributes from all corners of the game remembered some of the greatest contributions on the game. Many business brands also joined fans to show their support.
— Amul.coop (@Amul_Coop) August 15, 2020
We can try 🔍ing, but there isn’t going to be anyone like you @msdhoni.
— Google India (@GoogleIndia) August 16, 2020
— KFC India (@KFC_India) August 16, 2020
— Zomato (@ZomatoIN) August 16, 2020
Wishing MS Dhoni good luck in his retirement but also how do we stop these tears that are now streaming??? 😭😭😭
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) August 15, 2020
The night of April 2, 2011 is still unforgettable. Thank you for all the memories, #Dhoni 💙
— amazon prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) August 15, 2020
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) August 15, 2020
We like our Chai hot and our “Captain Cool”. You ended this game in style – like always; and we bid you farewell.
#ParleG #Dhoni #CaptainCool #MsDhoni #DhoniRetires #ThankYouDhoni #Cricket #Biscuit #Chai #Game pic.twitter.com/eIW9PLchBD
— Parle-G (@officialparleg) August 15, 2020
To an incredible journey of our very own captain cool. Thank you for inspiring us to dream big and making cricket more than just a game for all of us. We wish you the best in your next innings. Share with us your best moments of @msdhoni . 🏏 #Dhoni #mahi #LetsIndiGo #Cricket pic.twitter.com/chKC5Sw7Dj
— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) August 15, 2020
From lightning fast stumpings to last ball victories – you’ve always been the best at ‘finishing it off in style!’
Thank you Captain Cool @msdhoni, you will be missed. 💙#DhoniRetires #Dhoni pic.twitter.com/YGd9mNQuTQ
— GoAir (@goairlinesindia) August 15, 2020
— Manforce Condoms (@ManforceIndia) August 15, 2020
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) August 15, 2020
More than 1929 reasons that we’ll miss you. 💔
— Paytm (@Paytm) August 15, 2020
Since India’s semifinal exit in the ODI World Cup in 2019, the cricketer was not available for international cricket. He will be seen in IPL 2020 in Chennai Super Kings.
Reference: Indian Express